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Transformations, butterflies, passions... and all sorts of questions : parent's guide for discussing sexuality with their teens /

by Pelletier, Julie [red]; Cloutier, Richard; Simard, Anik [clb]; Gauthier, Sylvie [trl]; Québec (Province). Ministère de la santé et des services sociaux. Direction des communications.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Québec : Direction des communications du ministère de la santé et des services sociaux, 2007Description: 41 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.ISBN: 9782550488378.BDSP subject(s): Adolescent | Education sexuelle | Parent | Guide | SexualitéPUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: MonographUPF CDU: 613.880:37Summary: Table of contents Talk about sexuality with your teen ....................5 A bridge between generations ...........................6 The family: primary site for sexuality education .......6 Is each new generation so different? .......................6 When sexuality is in the headlines ...........................7 1. Young people today: a brief introduction... ......8 Adolescence, a period of changes in the psyche... 8 ... and in the body ....................................................9 Youth and sexuality: a gradual awakening .............10 Discovering romantic feelings .................................11 Exploring sex ..........................................................11 What if my child is homosexual? ............................ 12 Sexually active earlier now than in previous generations? .......................................................... 13 In short ................................................................... 13 2. A few “preliminary” notions: preparing to talk about sex with your adolescent ........................ 14 A question of timing ................................................ 14 You may not know it but you are already a sex educator .......................................... 15 Communicating is sharing ...................................... 15 Reflecting on sexuality as a whole before talking about the dangers .......................................16 When our fears take a front-row seat .....................16 Educating girls and boys about sexuality: is it up to the father or the mother? ........................18 3. More suggestions for talking about sex with your adolescent ..........................................20 Adolescents’ questions and concerns ....................21 Situations that can be tricky ...................................22 In short ...................................................................24 Table of contents 4. Avoiding slip-ups .................................................25 Avoiding sexually transmitted infections and unplanned pregnancies ...................................25 Preventing sexually transmitted infections .............26 Preventing unplanned pregnancy ..........................27 Prevention tools .....................................................28 The essential condom ............................................28 Being an adolescent and having an STI ................29 Being an adolescent and becoming a parent .........29 In short ...................................................................29 5. Overview of contraception ................................30 Barrier methods .....................................................30 Hormonal methods .................................................31 6 Sexually transmitted infections .........................32 Viruses: infections that can be treated but that are not always cured .................................32 Bacteria: infections that can be treated ..................34 Parasites: company you can get rid of ...................35 7. Resources .............................................................36 Books for young people .........................................36 Books for parents ...................................................36 People and groups to contact ................................36 Free brochures .......................................................37 Videos ....................................................................37 Web sites ...............................................................38 References ............................................................40
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Table of contents Talk about sexuality with your teen ....................5 A bridge between generations ...........................6 The family: primary site for sexuality education .......6 Is each new generation so different? .......................6 When sexuality is in the headlines ...........................7 1. Young people today: a brief introduction... ......8 Adolescence, a period of changes in the psyche... 8 ... and in the body ....................................................9 Youth and sexuality: a gradual awakening .............10 Discovering romantic feelings .................................11 Exploring sex ..........................................................11 What if my child is homosexual? ............................ 12 Sexually active earlier now than in previous generations? .......................................................... 13 In short ................................................................... 13 2. A few “preliminary” notions: preparing to talk about sex with your adolescent ........................ 14 A question of timing ................................................ 14 You may not know it but you are already a sex educator .......................................... 15 Communicating is sharing ...................................... 15 Reflecting on sexuality as a whole before talking about the dangers .......................................16 When our fears take a front-row seat .....................16 Educating girls and boys about sexuality: is it up to the father or the mother? ........................18 3. More suggestions for talking about sex with your adolescent ..........................................20 Adolescents’ questions and concerns ....................21 Situations that can be tricky ...................................22 In short ...................................................................24 Table of contents 4. Avoiding slip-ups .................................................25 Avoiding sexually transmitted infections and unplanned pregnancies ...................................25 Preventing sexually transmitted infections .............26 Preventing unplanned pregnancy ..........................27 Prevention tools .....................................................28 The essential condom ............................................28 Being an adolescent and having an STI ................29 Being an adolescent and becoming a parent .........29 In short ...................................................................29 5. Overview of contraception ................................30 Barrier methods .....................................................30 Hormonal methods .................................................31 6 Sexually transmitted infections .........................32 Viruses: infections that can be treated but that are not always cured .................................32 Bacteria: infections that can be treated ..................34 Parasites: company you can get rid of ...................35 7. Resources .............................................................36 Books for young people .........................................36 Books for parents ...................................................36 People and groups to contact ................................36 Free brochures .......................................................37 Videos ....................................................................37 Web sites ...............................................................38 References ............................................................40